Mobile Computing Devices – Netbooks

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Electronics expert Jody Vining discusses how to select the best mobile computing device, including a netbook.

    Jody Vining: It's Jody from www.

    tigerdirect.

    com. We are taking a look at some of the various mobile computers that are out there and available to you right now. And if you don't need tons of power when you're out on the road but you still need a keyboard and you still need to able to run Windows applications, take a look at something like this net book, right here from Toshiba to Toshiba Satellite and as you can see it's got a lot of personality, of course, you can get these in just all gray or just all black, this one happens to be silver and red. Of course, these run with the atom processors, they only have a bit of a gig of ram and they have limited hard drive space but they are going to help you get the job done without being heavy and large. And you're still going to have access to all of the windows applications that you use every day, might not be as fast as your desktop computer but you are going to able to get it done.

    Now, a PC like this also has tons of USB ports, external monitor ability and of course, the ability to use a standard mouse and keyboard, which can be very, very handy if you're not looking to jump into a world say of the tablet computer. So if you're on the road and you don't need the full power of a PC but you still need to access your Windows applications and you don't want to spend a lot of money, a net book like this one from Toshiba is for you.